Getting a Jane Austen Kick – Part 1


Pride & Prejudice just had its 200th (!) anniversary and in honor of my absolute favorite book, I’d like to share my little collection of all things Austen. All you Lizzie Bennet-lovers just might be inspired to pick up a new book, download a new series or reread an old […] Read more »

Typo Haul


On my recent trip to Australia, what I was most looking forward to shopping-wise was a stop at Typo, one of the shops under the Cotton On group. Typo is host to some of the cutest, tongue-in-cheek stationery and décor items I’ve seen—and at super affordable prices too. Here’s a quick […] Read more »

Spa-ntastic Adventure

facial massage

Don’t you have those days when your body is just clamoring for a massage? After the stress of the Christmas rush (next year I won’t procrastinate, promise), I heeded my inner cry for pampering and finally booked an appointment at the ever trusty The Spa. I’m used to trekking all […] Read more »

Barre 3: Bar None


I arrived 15 minutes early for my first Barre 3 class at The Spa (Trinoma) and was immediately impressed by the very spacious and well-appointed studio.  Clean white walls with vibrant orange accents, well-planned lighting, wall-to-wall mirrors, the mild fresh scent of… was it lemongrass?,  the springy feel of cork […] Read more »